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Place Text on 3D Artwork
By George Vondriska on March 17, 2021

The beauty of 3D clipart is its complexity. There are few, if any, flat planes. Despite that you can easily personalize 3D clipart by adding text...

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Test Drive - New QuadTec:I Carbide Insert Planer Head on the PX|12 Portable Planer
By Paul Mayer on March 15, 2021

I recently had the opportunity to spend a few days working with the Laguna PX|12, which is a portable planer that uses the new QuadTec:I...

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CNC: Stop and Restart a Toolpath
By George Vondriska on March 10, 2021

Sometimes, in CNC router work, you have to stop a toolpath in mid-path. It could be that you’re called away from the machine, or that the run time...

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Five Tips For Better Panel Glue-Ups
By Paul Mayer on March 8, 2021

Gluing multiple boards together to form a larger panel is one of the core, essential skills that every woodworker should master early on in their...

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Make a Wooden Spatula
By George Vondriska on March 3, 2021

Here’s a great gift you can make on your lathe. The handle of this spatula is turned, and the end is shaped using the bandsaw and sanding. Make...

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Fairing Strip with Ruby Twine
By Willie Sandry on March 1, 2021

A bandsaw is the perfect tool for cutting curves for all sorts of woodworking projects. I like to build arts and crafts style furniture, and many...

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CNC: Cut More Than Wood
By George Vondriska on February 24, 2021

If you’re a CNC router user and want to get beyond cutting wood but are baffled by toolpaths, router bit selection, bit rpm and feed speed, we’re...

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How to Prepare Square, Straight Lumber
By Paul Mayer on February 22, 2021

Many woodworkers build their first creations with a misguided belief that the lumber that they buy from the home center or lumber yard is square...

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Bookmatched Slab Tabletop
By George Vondriska on February 17, 2021

What a beautiful slab of wood! This is a bookmatched slab, meaning it’s made up of two pieces that are mirror images of each other. Here’s how to...

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Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig
By Willie Sandry on February 15, 2021

Most woodworkers find the need to cut circles at some point, and there are multiple ways to accomplish the task. Router jigs are useful, but...

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